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10 Facts about July 4th – Independence Day

1. Independence Day was actually supposed to be July 2nd but the Declaration of Independence wasn’t adopted until July 4th. 2. Even though Independence Day is the celebrated on the 4th of July and the Declaration of Independence starts with “In CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America…” the document was not signed until August 2, 1776, when 50 men ... »